Advanced Television


Telstra’s GMN to distribute NHL

Telstra and the National Hockey League (NHL) have signed a five-year agreement to distribute up to 1,400 games per year to viewers around the world using Telstra’s Global Media Network (GMN). The deal will see Telstra deliver NHL games to rights-holders in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with plans to expand to other markets […]

February 2, 2022

Telstra Broadcast Services joins SRT Alliance

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS), a global media services provider, has joined the SRT Alliance, a collaborative community striving to achieve lower latency internet video transport. The SRT Alliance, founded by Haivision in April 2017, already has more than 500 members. Its mission is to overcome the challenges of low-latency live streaming by supporting the collaborative […]

December 7, 2021

Industry majors back GSMA mmWave initiative

Mobile industry trade body the GSMA has instigated a global accelerator initiative to drive awareness of 5G mmWave technology. Operators China Unicom, NTT DOCOMO, Telstra, TIM and, Verizon, and vendors Ericsson and Qualcomm Technologies will share mmWave intelligence, best practices and use cases to educate and inspire stakeholders around the world. The accelerator initiative aims […]

November 11, 2021

Australia: ISPs ‘misled’ consumers over NBN maximum speeds

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has instituted separate proceedings in the Federal Court against each of Telstra Corporation Ltd (Telstra), Optus Internet Pty Limited (Optus), and TPG Internet Pty Ltd (TPG) for making alleged false or misleading representations in their promotions of some 50Mbps and 100Mbps National Broadband Network (NBN) plans, in breach […]

August 10, 2021

Telstra opens London broadcast centre

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) is expanding on its investments in the dynamic European market with the opening of the new Telstra UK Broadcast Operations Centre (BOC), situated in London’s Docklands. Located in Telstra’s London Hosting Centre, the BOC will host a Master Control Room, office space, and lab/workshop area designed to facilitate tests and builds. […]

August 2, 2021

Gravity Media acquires Telstra’s DSNG/Globecam business

Gravity Media, a global provider of complex live broadcast facilities and production services to content owners, creators and distributors, has acquired Telstra Broadcast Services’ DSNG (Digital Satellite) fleet, its speciality Globecam miniature camera business and associated Radio Frequency Links. Gravity Media currently operates in Australia from Sydney and Melbourne, providing Outside Broadcast trucks, studios, production […]

July 16, 2021

Telstra partnership with PSSI

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has expanded its presence in the US with the launch of a new Broadcast Operations Center (BOC) at the PSSI International Teleport in Pittsburgh. The BOC – part of an expanded partnership with PSSI Global Services – enables Telstra Broadcast Services to add U.S.-based managed services including operations, monitoring, bookings and […]

June 23, 2021

Telstra acquires MediaCloud

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) has acquired the business and assets of MediaCloud Pty Ltd. (MediaCloud). TBS says the acquisition of MediaCloud will provide it with a suite of significant software-defined and cloud-based capabilities, media cloud delivery experts and a London Master Control Room, that is equipped with the capability to support major global companies and […]

June 15, 2021

Telstra Broadcast Services promotes environmental sustainability

Telstra Broadcast Services (TBS) is honoured to have been awarded the DPP Committed to Sustainability Mark, joining other high calibre media and technology organisations who are also committed to promoting environmental sustainability in the industry. TBS is proud to be part of the wider Telstra organisation, where a commitment to positive environmental impacts permeates throughout […]

January 28, 2021

SpaceX, OneWeb receive Australian spectrum

SpaceX and OneWeb, along with other satellite and telco operators, has been granted millimetre wave spectrum in Australia by the country’s media regulator. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued licences in the 26GHz and 28 GHz bands to SpaceX Starlink as well as OneWeb, New Skies Satellite/SES, O3b/SES, Inmarsat, Viasat, Telstra, Optus, […]

December 22, 2020By Chris Forrester